“It’s a way of teaching to get kids some authentic experiences and…put skills to work out in the community, where they matter,” said one teacher participant in the iTREC! program this year.
The all-Nome cast performs Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” on Friday and Saturday night at 7 p.m., with a matinee Sunday at 2 p.m.
In order to balance their $14.3 million budget, Nome Schools will remove 5 full-time positions and dip $303,000 into fund balance. They continue to look for cost saving measures.
Firefighters responded to the blaze around 10:45 Tuesday morning. It was not extinguished until shortly before 1 p.m., and as of Tuesday power remains off throughout Emmonak.
Anticipating a tremendous loss in state funding, Nome Public Schools expects to make difficult cuts over the next several years.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a public meeting in Nome gather comments on their tentatively selected plan for a deep-draft Arctic port.
To open more science positions in Anchorage and Fairbanks, the National Weather Service plans to cut the evening shift and reduce staff in the Nome, Barrow, and Kodiak offices.
Ashla Marie Weston and Joseph Grubb face felony charges for three separate thefts from Nome Schools that court documents allege were committed from February through December 2012.
With 1,200 nominations submitted from across the state, Leeper was one of 32 stand-out teachers to receive this distinction.
Western Alaska athletes had top finishes in kneel jump, toe kick, one-foot high kick, Indian stick pull, and seal hop.